A Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) politician in Kaohsiung has announced a mocking riposte aimed at efforts to oust President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁).
Hung Ping-lang (
The campaign was launched to counter a drive initiated by former DPP Chairman Shih Ming-teh (
Shih has called for 1 million people to donate NT$100 each to sponsor the cause.
Hung said he aims to fill 2,500 piggy banks and raise NT$750,000 for charity.
Accusing Shih of causing social unrest and undermining the DPP administration, Hung urged the public to take part in his campaign.